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Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 3:00pm to Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 3:30pm

Location: Burr Oak Woods Conservation Nature Center

Walk-in (all ages)
Discover what’s for dinner at Burr Oak Woods as the captive amphibians, fish and turtles enjoy their feast every Wednesday and Saturday.

Register by October 23

Date: Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: Burr Oak Woods Conservation Nature Center

Registration required (adults)
The autumn leaves and the boundless stars will be our only canopy. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable experience as we sample and savor the bounty of a wild autumn harvest, share warm and wild native teas and listen to stories (weather permitting) around the campfire.

Date: Friday, October 25, 2019 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: Burr Oak Woods Conservation Nature Center

Walk-in (all ages)
Discover what’s for dinner at Burr Oak Woods as the captive snakes enjoy their feast every other week.

Date: Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 4:00am to Monday, October 28, 2019 - 5:00pm

Location: Burr Oak Woods Conservation Nature Center

CLOSED to the PUBLIC
October 26 & 27 · Saturday & Sunday
Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area and Nature Center will be closed to the public for your safety during the Women’s Managed Deer Hunt.

Register by October 24

Date: Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 9:00am to 11:30am

Location: Lake City Shooting Range

Date: Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (ages 3-8; all welcome) Join volunteer naturalists for a fantastic journey through forests, streams and other magical places as they read select books. Children will participate in a hands-on nature activity.

Date: Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (all ages) The watersheds in Missouri provide us with valuable habitat for native migrating birds and other animals. Come learn about the watersheds and waterways in our part of the state through the building of a foil watershed, participating in stream table activities and taking a hike to view our pond and surrounding habitat at the Discovery Center.

Date: Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (ages 3-8; all welcome) Join volunteer naturalists for a fantastic journey through forests, streams and other magical places as they read select books. Children will participate in a hands-on nature activity.

Date: Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (all ages) The watersheds in Missouri provide us with valuable habitat for native migrating birds and other animals. Come learn about the watersheds and waterways in our part of the state through the building of a foil watershed, participating in stream table activities and taking a hike to view our pond and surrounding habitat at the Discovery Center.

Date: Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (ages 3-8; all welcome) Join volunteer naturalists for a fantastic journey through forests, streams and other magical places as they read select books. Children will participate in a hands-on nature activity.

Register by October 25

Date: Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: Parma Woods Shooting Range

October 26 · Saturday · 4–7 PM
Registration required (ages 11+; ages 11–17 must be accompanied by an adult)
Shooting a modern muzzleloader is safe, fun and can help extend your hunting season. In this class, our certified instructors will teach you everything you need to know to get started using them today. Course topics will include the various equipment options, muzzleloader safety, shooting fundamentals and more.

Date: Friday, November 1, 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (all ages) Do you have questions on how to utilize and care for native plants on your landscape? The Discovery Center Landscape Specialists will be available to answer your questions and provide education on various aspects of working with native plants.

Register by October 31

Date: Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 9:00am to 11:30am

Location: Lake City Shooting Range

Date: Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (ages 3-8; all welcome) Join volunteer naturalists for a fantastic journey through forests, streams and other magical places as they read select books. Children will participate in a hands-on nature activity.

Date: Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Location: Burr Oak Woods Conservation Nature Center

No registration required (all ages)
Do you want to plant native plants at the lowest cost possible? With a little time, planning and patience you can grow your own garden with pocket change. We will share some species-specific techniques for successful seed germination and tips on taking care of your seedlings until they’re ready to plant. As long as supplies last, each family will take home a tray of freshly-sown native plant seed pots.

Date: Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (ages 11+) A positive hunting experience begins with understanding the basics. This program will help new hunters learn and understand basic skills related to hunting in Missouri. Participants will learn about gear, hunting techniques and many of the concepts taught in hunter education will be expanded on.

Date: Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (ages 3-8; all welcome) Join volunteer naturalists for a fantastic journey through forests, streams and other magical places as they read select books. Children will participate in a hands-on nature activity.

Date: Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (ages 11+) A positive hunting experience begins with understanding the basics. This program will help new hunters learn and understand basic skills related to hunting in Missouri. Participants will learn about gear, hunting techniques and many of the concepts taught in hunter education will be expanded on.

Date: Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (ages 3-8; all welcome) Join volunteer naturalists for a fantastic journey through forests, streams and other magical places as they read select books. Children will participate in a hands-on nature activity.

Date: Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Location: Burr Oak Woods Conservation Nature Center

No registration required (all ages)
Use all your amazing mammalian senses as we learn about both common and rare species of mammals in Missouri. View the outdoors from their point of view as we head out on the trail in search of mammal signs. We will create and taste test something that only mammals can make!

Date: Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 3:00pm to Saturday, November 30, 2019 - 3:30pm

Location: Burr Oak Woods Conservation Nature Center

Walk-in (all ages)
Discover what’s for dinner at Burr Oak Woods as the captive amphibians, fish and turtles enjoy their feast every Wednesday and Saturday.

Date: Friday, November 8, 2019 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: Burr Oak Woods Conservation Nature Center

Walk-in (all ages)
Discover what’s for dinner at Burr Oak Woods as the captive snakes enjoy their feast every other week on Friday.

Register by November 7

Date: Friday, November 8, 2019 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: Lake City Shooting Range

Registration required; begins Oct 15. (All Ages) Come join our staff in a fun-filled camping adventure! Learn multiple techniques of fire starting and how to safely set up your fire circle. Once the fires are successfully started, we will start with the preparation and cooking of some delicious camp side food. After we thoroughly enjoy our feast of homemade food, we will sit around the campfire, sharing stories and enjoying some s’mores. .

Register by October 28

Date: Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 5:00am to Sunday, November 10, 2019 - 12:00pm

Location: Lost Valley Hatchery

To be eligible for this hunt, participants cannot have previously filled an archery deer permit. State wide regulations apply. For more information call 660-530-5500
Mark Miller

Register by November 7

Date: Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 9:00am to 11:30am

Location: Lake City Shooting Range

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